Results of OVI checkpoint in Austintown released

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Officials say 350 vehicles passed through the checkpoint

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning County OVI Task Force released the results of their OVI checkpoint in Austintown Friday night.

The checkpoint was held on New Road from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Officials say 350 vehicles passed through the checkpoint and 8 were directed for further investigation.

Two drivers were arrested for OVI. Officers also issued a summons for driving under suspension, a citation for open container and a citation for a red light violation during the checkpoint and saturation patrols.

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